Category: lifestyle opinion

Glorifying the police is part of the problem

Let me start by saying I am not against the police or for the cancellation of animated children television shows like Paw Patrol, but what I believe must stop is the constant glorification of the police. One of the biggest problems as an African American is entering a courtroom at -100 with a police officer’s... Read more »

11 Most annoying things YouTubers do

Since the talk has been so much about the coronavirus I have decided to create a fun post on YouTubers strange habits since the website is a big part of many of our daily lives. There are some things that YouTubers do that is very annoying. Here is a list of the eleven most annoying... Read more »

Illinois needs a major city like Milwaukee, Kansas City or St. Louis in Central or Southern Illinois

I am a Midwestern guy all the way through to be honest. I would say there is nothing like living in the Midwest even if I get tired of the coldness of the winter months. Illinois is a good state, but we have problems ranging from violence to debt to population loss, which are problems... Read more »

The University of Chicago story is not adding up as they refuse to release my mother’s medical records

One of my biggest regrets was allowing my brother to agree not to have an autopsy done on my mother. At the time, I was a bit emotional after my mother had passed away so I told my brother to answer the University of Chicago doctor phone call. Little did I know the doctor had... Read more »

Blue Cross Blue Shield told me to let my mother die to avoid paying for her nursing care

I will start this blog by saying that I am not naive. I know insurance companies exist to make money. Making money is the goal of every business, but it is when you start putting profits over doing the right thing or the moral thing is when I have a problem with insurance companies. From... Read more »

Top 40 What you won’t find in Chicago List

New York vanilla ice cream. Archway peanut butter cookies. In-N-Out Burger. Jack in the Box. A bunch of pizza restaurant that serves nachos. A pizza restaurant that does not serve Eli’s cheesecake. A Chicagoan who does not hate the New York and Boston accent. A Chicagoan who believes Detroit style pizza is better than Chicago’s... Read more »

Chicago's Trump Tower did not rank as a Top 15 Chicago Hotel by travelers in Condé Nast survey

Donald Trump likes to brag about building the best buildings and hotels. Well, Trump Tower in Chicago did not rank as a Top 15 hotel in Chicago by travelers in Condé Nast 2019 survey of the best Chicago hotels. Trump Tower was ranked as the 19th best hotel in Chicago.  Click on the link below to... Read more »

The Overrated University of Chicago Medical Center has been nothing but pain for the African American community

The University of Chicago Medical Center is supposed to be a pretty decent hospital with a well-known cancer center. Every year, the school and its cancer center receive millions of dollars in donations from alumni, philanthropist and pretty much anyone who believe the school/ hospital would use the money to save lives or improve their... Read more »

St. Louis new 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel and Aquarium could pose a threat to Chicago’s booming tourism industry 

Chicago has always been a city of unique popular innovations. Innovations like creating the world’s first Ferris wheel in 1893. The iconic Ferris wheel at Navy Pier today is not the original one, but it is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The Ferris wheel is so popular that many cities have... Read more »

Chicago has the Bean. New York has a new piece of junk called the “Vessel”

I will say one thing about New York. They sure know how to get architecture wrong. It was not enough that the so-called city that never sleeps has the hideous Times Square that is full of ugly looking Billboards. It is also not enough that they copied the skyscraper from Chicago and didn’t understand the... Read more »